etiolate


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Synonyms for etiolate

to lose normal coloration; turn pale

Synonyms for etiolate

make weak by stunting the growth or development of

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bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight

make pale or sickly

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(especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light

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He reduces his palette to sepia or khaki monochrome (including Alexandra's billowing tea-brown dress), etiolates exteriors with harsh sun, and employs the ocher, dust-loaded light like an unfurling scrim.
More broadly, it would be constructive to remember that art has historically encompassed different types of wit, which often etiolates in the context of the modern gallery.